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Wild River Grille

17 S Virginia St, Ste 180, Reno, NV 89501-1971
+1 775-284-7455
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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17 S Virginia St, Ste 180, Reno, NV 89501-1971
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for lunch especially if you need to go to the courthouse or have business downtown. Everything looked amazing. Turkey burger with sweet potato fries did not disappoint!

Thank DaraTheExplorer
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Our $36 Halibut with Asparagus and $26 Mahi Mahi with squash and rice cake were both well-prepared, excellent pieces of fish. Their Moscato and Grapefruit Sangria was refreshing and I was surprised to find Gosling's ginger beer soda available here. Service was professional. Tables are...More

Thank 50StateVisitor
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The location is good right on the river and the ambience is very nice. I ordered the lamb and it was the best lamb I have had in a long time. The pork belly appetizer was not my favorite and it was difficult to eat....More

Thank nat_nv123
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

After hearing what a great place this was I was extremely disappointed in my meal and even more so in the lack of caring by the waiter. The prices here are high... which brings expectations of high quality and superb service...neither of which I experienced....More

Thank Papachop8
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Went with two colleagues while on business in early November. Very good food and service. We liked the atmosphere inside the restaurant but hope to go when it's warmer next time to enjoy the outdoor seating - it looked very inviting! It's on the nicer...More

Thank Cindy Z
Reviewed 21 December 2017

My daughter and I at the Grille before a matinee at the Pioneer Center. The food was...OK. We both had the blackened fish tacos, but although we both asked the waiter to put the avocado on the side, that did not happen. Too bad, because...More

Thank Leslie C
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Ate here twice on our trip to Reno for a conference. Once for lunch and once for dinner. Both were pleasant experiences. Had the beet salad which was delicious. Also had the clams and they too were delicious. Friendly service and nice atmosphere.

Reviewed 30 November 2017

We dined here before attending a show at the Pioneer Center. We had reservations and were seated right away. Our server was attentive and very friendly and asked us for our drink and appetizer orders as soon as we were seated. The shrimp pasta and...More

Thank Josh P
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Colleagues and I were in much need of a walk outside, found Wild River Grille essentially 2 minutes from our hotel. The Poke appetizer was quite nice, could have marinated a few hours longer. The burger with the duck egg....stunning. It was in the top...More

Thank Lbro878
Reviewed 28 October 2017

lots of people talk about this place I think mostly because of its location near the river. very crowded in warm weather when you can eat outside. tables are packed too close together- very uncomfortable. average to below average lunch menu and food.

Thank europearoundtheworld
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2 April 2017|
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Response from Nancy V | Reviewed this property |
While I wouldn't call it "kid friendly", it would be fine for a teen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 S Virginia St, Ste 180, Reno, NV 89501-1971
  • Public Transportation: The RTC Ride public bus system stops just a few steps from Wild River Grille, and the free RTC Sierra Spirit also has nearby routes convenient to the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-284-7455
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Perfectly positioned in the very heart of Reno on the Truckee River, Wild River Grille provides warm, attentive service in a sophisticated but relaxed setting. Inspired by the region’s natural beauty the lush, woodsy interior provides an amazing setting or... enjoy the fresh air of Reno"s best patio on the famed Downtown Riverwalk. Executive Chef Joe Bell and Sous Chef Jessica Marrufo present seasonal and locally sourced menus featuring Nouveau American cuisine complemented by innovative comfort foods. The full bars offer a varied selection of wines from around the globe, refreshing beers, and handcrafted cocktails made from fresh squeezed juices and house liquor infusions. Next door, Wild River Grille’s sister restaurant, the River Room, offers a group-friendly, spacious interior, full bar,and décor that pays tribute to the city’s heyday. Wild River Grille serves lunch and dinner seven days a week starting at 11 am with live music nightly and Happy Hour Mon-Fri, 4-6pm
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